Mursal Nabizada, a member of parliament (MP) during the former republic regime, was killed by unidentified attackers in Kabul. Nabizada was shot dead on Saturday night, January 15, in her house in the Arzan Qimat neighbourhood of the 12th PD of Kabul city. The assailants took away her belongings, including jewellery.
A Taliban spokesman in Kabul has confirmed Nabizada’s death. Khalid Zadran, the Taliban’s police spokesman for Kabul, confirmed the death of the female representative in the former Afghan parliament, saying that preliminary investigations have begun.
In the attack launched by unknown armed men on the former MP’s house, the brother of Mursal Nabizada was also critically injured.
Targeted assassinations and mysterious murders have unprecedentedly been on the rise throughout Afghanistan. In the latest case, a man was killed in the centre of Parwan province yesterday.
Former MP Mursal Nabizada and her guard were killed in an attack by unknown gunmen at her home in Kabul’s District 12 on Saturday night, said Khalid Zadran, spokesman for the security department. Zadran said Nabizada’s brother was wounded in the attack.
Mursal was originally from Rodat of Nangarhar & was working as the representative of Kabul during the republic.